Lord Provost’s Prize

The Britannia Lord Provost’s Prize
Date: 6 March – 17 May 1998
Space: Temporary Exhibition (now Gallery 3)

Exhibition of work short-listed for Glasgow’s Lord Provost’s Prize.

Winner of the Prize: Peter Howson won the public vote for the Britannia Lord Provost’s prize, one of the richest in the country with his work entitled Drum II. Nearly 6,000 people took part in the poll, many voting by post after seeing all six entries in The Herald. Howson won narrowly with 1427 votes, followed by Gordon Mitchell’s Not mad, just a wee bit daft (1338 votes), and Dawson Murray’s Through To The Light (1331 votes).

Artists: Peter Howson, Dawson Murray, Fionna Carlisle, Gordon Mitchell, Harry More Gordon, Tommy Mason

Image: from The List Review

The List Review

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